Tuesday, November 9, 2010

November 16, 2010 Holiday as declared by Malacanang Palace - Eid'l-Adha

As declared by Malacanang Palace in Proclamation No. 60, November 16, 2010 (Tuesday) will be a National Holiday. The holiday is in consonance with the celebration of EID’L-ADHA or the Feast of Sacrifice for Muslims.

According to the proclamation, EID’L-ADHA was confirmed by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF). The Proclamation No. 60 was signed by Noynoy Aquino, President of the Philippines and Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa.

Similarly, reports from local news sites confirmed that Eid'l-Adha is in connection with Republic Act 9849 saying Eid'l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice is a tenth day in the month of Hajj or Islamic Pilgrimage to Mecca.

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